Partners for Tibetan Education and the Drikung Dharma Surya Center are pleased to be hosting Khen Rinpoche Geshe Ngawang Jorden, abbot of Sera Mey Monastery. Rinpoche will lead a Medicine Buddha retreat in Fairfax, Virginia.
Schedule of Events
Friday, November 18
7 PM — Meet and greet Khen Rinpoche and the Sera Mey monastics
7:30 PM — Introduction to Medicine Buddha practice and benefits, Q&A
Saturday, November 19
10 AM—Medicine Buddha Empowerment for Healing
2 PM—Healing of the mind and body thru compassion, Q&A
3:30 PM—Recitation (accumulation) of Medicine Buddha Mantra
3:45 PM—Consecration Blessing Ceremony of Holy Ritual Objects
Sunday, November 20 Very Special Day!
10 AM—Significance of the day—Lha Bab Düchen
The Buddha’s descent from Tushita to repay his mother’s kindness. Effects of positive or negative actions multiplied 10 million times.
2 PM—Medicine Buddha Mantra Recitation (accumulation)
2:15 PM—Medicine Buddha Purification for the Dead (Jang-Wa)
3:30 PM—Medicine Buddha Sadhana Puja
4:45 PM—Dedication and closing remarks
LOCATION: Drikung Dharma Surya Center, 5300 Ox Road, Fairfax, Virginia
Please see the flyer for registration, donation and contact information. ddsc-nov-2016-sera-mey-medicine-buddha-retreat
If you would like to invite Rinpoche and the Sera monks to your home, please contact Mrs. Pema Gorap, 571-585-4385.
Enjoy the retreat!